Road Traffic Control: Police

Home Office written question – answered on 2nd July 2020.

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Photo of Barry Sheerman Barry Sheerman Labour/Co-operative, Huddersfield

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the report by the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety entitled Roads policing and its contribution to road safety, published on 4 June 2020, if she will make roads policing a strategic policing requirement.

Photo of Kit Malthouse Kit Malthouse The Minister of State, Home Department

There is a high threshold for inclusion of national threats in the Strategic Policing Requirement (SPR) which is subject to periodic review. Before the Secretary of State can make any changes, legislation requires her to seek advice from key policing stakeholders. The department remains committed to reviewing the SPR this year and subject to sufficient recovery from the COVID-19 response and consequent capacity in policing, the review of the SPR is scheduled to commence in the Autumn.

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